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  • 14 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Citing the enormous costs, the Indian government scrapped a project to inter-link major rivers, which was seen as a means to control frequent floods and droughts in different parts of the country each year. Federal Water Resources
  • 7 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Indian government is advising the country's industries to contribute to water conservation efforts, underlining that this was "extremely important" because industries exploit the maximum water resources across the
  • 16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private lending arm, has joined India's Jain Irrigation to launch a water footprint initiative. The initiative will allow Jain Irrigation to measure its
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 19:59 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report washington, dc, UNITED STATE S CG/LA Infrastructure LLC CG/LA Infrastructure LLC released its list of Top 100 Global Strategic Infrastructure Projects, ahead of its 3rd Annual Global Forum in New York City from December 9-11. The total estimated value of the
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 22 Jun 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India and Pakistan have decided to move ahead on the contentious water issues between the two countries, announcing this month that the permanent Indus Water Commission would be strengthened to incorporate some new clauses, even as some
  • 13 Apr 2009- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Improvements in water infrastructure, optimization of agricultural trade and use of the latest technology to get more water to the world's needy are needed to alleviate the growing problem of water scarcity, a report by Standard
  • 24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report UNITED STATE S, WASHINGTON DC WaterOnline CG/LA Infrastructure LLC. released the top 100 infrastructure projects in the Americas with a total estimated value of $64.6 billion USD. The projects are also expected to produce 2.8 million jobs. All the projects
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 2 Mar 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India T he Delhi Jal (Water) Board (DJB) announced last month that global consultants can bid for tenders to prepare the Indian capital's Master Plan for the water and sewage system 2021. The only rider is that they will have to tie up
  • 10 Feb 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent switzerland, DAVOS T he world is heading toward "water bankruptcy" as demand for water outstrips population growth, the World Economic Forum warns. A new report by the Davos-based organization said many places in the world were on the verge of
  • 9 Feb 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent switzerland, DAVOS The world is heading toward "water bankruptcy" as demand for water outstrips population growth, the World Economic Forum warns. In less than 20 years, water scarcity could lose the equivalent of the entire grain crops of

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